Researching Vocabulary

Researching Vocabulary : A Vocabulary Research Manual

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The book overviews a wide range of vocabulary research methodologies, and offers practical advice on how to carry out valid and reliable research on first and second language vocabulary. It includes a Resources section which outlines the lexical tests, corpora, software, internet sites, and other resources available to vocabulary researchers.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 26mm | 498.95g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • biography
  • 1403985367
  • 9781403985361
  • 268,449

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'This is definitely a manual that I would recommend without hesitation to anyone interested in vocabulary and language learning.' - TEFL

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About Norbert Schmitt

NORBERT SCHMITT is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is interested in all aspects of second language vocabulary acquisition, processing, use, and pedagogy. His current research focuses on formulaic language, the interface of vocabulary and reading, vocabulary testing, and implict vs. explicit knowledge of vocabulary.

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Table of contents

General Editors' Preface Preface Acknowledgements PART I: OVERVIEW OF VOCABULARY ISSUES Vocabulary Use and Acquisition: 10 Key Issues PART II: FOUNDATIONS OF VOCABULARY RESEARCH Issues of Vocabulary Acquisition and Use Formulaic Language PART III: RESEARCHING VOCABULARY Issues in Research Methodology Measuring Vocabulary Example Research Projects PART IV: RESOURCES Vocabulary Resources References Quick Check List Index

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